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Boating & Yachting

Since 1957, when Queen Elizabeth II presided over its opening as a museum next to London’s...
As smugglers of drugs and other contraband ply the Mediterranean, they often have unpleasant...
By any standard, the 198-foot Blue Moon , the fourth Feadship owned by Chicago industrialist...
In a building resembling an aircraft hangar, dozens of men clamber over an object as large as a...
During the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1960s and 1970s, Soviet...
Ted Fontaine, founder of the Friendship Yacht Co. of Portsmouth, R.I. ( www.friendshipyachtcompany...
Something about this Pershing 90 is different. The original 90, a black and silver convergence of a...
Venus Rising In the 1880s, in Sarnico, Italy, Ernesto Riva became the first boatbuilder to fit...
A premium membership in the invitation-only yachting club Private Sea. The membership includes...
Midway through the race, five yachts— Viriella , Sei Tu 2 , OPS 5 , Flying Dragon , and Charis —...
When grammy-nominated songwriter Denise Rich takes possession of Lady Joy II , her new 157-foot...
Subtle is not the adjective that will jump to the tongue when Oceanco introduces its 702 superyacht...
The Hatteras 77 Convertible, which will debut in October at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat...
Photograph by Daniel Forster/ROLEX.
It is the day before the 2006 Newport-to-Bermuda race, and any minute now we are going to cast off...
Chris Dickson, helmsman of the BMW Oracle America’s Cup team, keeps his hands steady on the carbon-...
A vessel the caliber of Charlatan is an anomaly in the South Pacific, which, unlike the Caribbean,...
We had a large group of friends who wanted to be together on a Caribbean cruise, but we also wanted...
Those who charter Christina O join a roster of passengers who have included John F. Kennedy, the...
As the world’s largest sloop, the 247-foot-long Mirabella V tends to draw attention to herself. In...
What do you get when you combine the talents of an Italian yacht builder, a French designer, and a...
Jan-Eric Österlund is a longtime fan of Britannia, a racing yacht commissioned in 1893 by the...
While inventing new motor yachts, fulfilling orders for its 80-foot sailing vessels, and creating...
Naval architect Luca Brenta calls Ghost an “ocean runner,” a term he uses to describe a very fast...
To create more U.S.-friendly boats, Ferretti Group, the in­ternational boatbuilding consortium that...
The 182-foot Twizzle is a thoroughly modern De Vries–built Feadship with all the latest toys and a...
Alysia is as much a floating spa as it is a yacht. This 280-foot boat carries as many as 36 guests...
Candyscape, a 147-foot yacht built in 1994 by Benetti and now moored in Monaco, serves as an...
With its 180-foot Mia Elise, New Orleans–based Trinity Yachts has fired a shot across the bow of...
Nothing signals a builder’s intention to compete in the megayacht business like launching a 496-ton...
Using a baseball analogy to describe Benetti’s launching of the 183-foot Galaxy, the initial build...

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